Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Kabul: Antonio Guterres announced this statistic yesterday evening (Tuesday, September 19, 2023) at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, referring to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.
In his speech at this meeting, the Secretary General of the United Nations has expressed concern about the situation of women in Afghanistan.
Before this, a number of organizations under the United Nations had announced the number of people in need of humanitarian aid in Afghanistan as 29.2 million people.
The 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly started yesterday (Tuesday, September 19, 2023) with the speech of Mr. Guterres in New York.
In this meeting, in addition to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, he pointed to conflicts and challenges around the world and said that democracy is in danger.
The Secretary General of the United Nations has asked all the countries of the world to fulfill their obligations according to the United Nations Charter.
He added that if countries fulfill their obligations according to the United Nations Charter, peace will be guaranteed everywhere.
Afghanistan's seat in the United Nations General Assembly is still vacant, and this year no representative from Afghanistan will speak at the meeting.
On the other hand, at the same time as the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly was held in New York, Hojjat-ul-Islam wal Muslimin Hussaini Mazari, pointing to the historic and important responsibility of this organization towards Afghanistan, noted that the United Nations should, in order to remove oppressive sanctions, release blocked money and The recognition of the government of the Islamic Emirate should take fundamental steps.
Meanwhile, Bilal Karimi, the Deputy Spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, has also said in response to the United Nations General Assembly meeting: The Islamic Emirate expects the United Nations to lift the sanctions imposed on Afghanistan, and in such meetings, achievements of The caretaker government of Afghanistan should also be mentioned.